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S08741 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                    IN SENATE
                                      March 6, 2024
        Introduced  by  Sen. SKOUFIS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
          printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
          ment Operations
        AN ACT to amend the alcoholic  beverage  control  law,  in  relation  to
          removing  the  requirement  of  the state liquor authority to have not
          more than two members of the authority belong to  the  same  political

          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. Section 11  of  the  alcoholic  beverage  control  law,  as
     2  amended  by  section  2  of part E of chapter 57 of the laws of 2011, is
     3  amended to read as follows:
     4    § 11. Appointment of authority. The members of the authority shall  be
     5  appointed  by  the  governor  by  and with the advice and consent of the
     6  senate. [Not more than two members of the authority shall belong to  the
     7  same  political  party.]  The  chairman  of the state alcoholic beverage
     8  control board heretofore appointed and designated by  the  governor  and
     9  the remaining members of such board heretofore appointed by the governor
    10  shall  continue  to serve as chairman and members of the authority until
    11  the expiration of the respective terms for which  they  were  appointed.
    12  Upon  the  expiration  of  such  respective terms the successors of such
    13  chairman and members shall be appointed to serve for  a  term  of  three
    14  years each and until their successors have been appointed and qualified.
    15  The  commissioners,  other  than the chairman shall, when performing the
    16  work of the authority, be compensated at a rate  of  two  hundred  sixty
    17  dollars  per  day,  together  with an allowance for actual and necessary
    18  expenses incurred in the discharge of their duties. The  chairman  shall
    19  receive  an  annual salary established in section one hundred sixty-nine
    20  of the executive law.
    21    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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